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50 Best Introvert Quotes that Celebrate Solitude and Quiet Power


 Every introvert knows this feeling of always being in a constant battle between wanting to be alone to recharge and feeling this pressure to be more outgoing and social. It’s exhausting. Your friends and family might not get it. They think you’re being anti-social or that something’s wrong with you just because you’d rather stay in and read a book than go to a crowded party. 


Here is a collection of 50 best introvert quotes that explore the intriguing world of introversion. Whether you consider yourself an introvert or an extrovert curious about the introverted perspective, you will definitely find something useful in here.


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50 Best Introvert Quotes and Sayings


1. “Silence is not empty. It’s full of answers.” – Unknown


2. “Telling an introvert to go to a party is like telling a saint to go to hell.” – Criss Jami


3. “Never assume quiet is weak and loud is strong.” – Unknown


4. “Don’t think of introversion as something that needs to be cured… Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to.” – Susan Cain


5. “Alone had always felt like an actual place to me, as if it weren’t a state of being, but rather a room where I could retreat to be who I really was.” – Cheryl Strayed


6. “An inability to stay quiet is one of the conspicuous failings of mankind.” – Walter Bagehot


7. “When I was young, all I wanted and expected from life was to sit quietly in some corner doing my work without the public paying attention to me.” – Albert Einstein


8. “Silence is beautiful, not awkward. The human tendency to be afraid of something beautiful is awkward.” – Eliot Kay


9. “Solitude matters. And for some people it is the air that they breathe.” – Susan Cain


10. “Without great solitude no serious work is possible.” – Pablo Picassio


11. “It’s never a good idea to organize society in a way that depletes the energy of half the population. We discovered this with women decades ago, and now it’s time to realize it with introverts.” – Susan Cain


12. “I restore myself when I’m alone.’ – Marilyn Monroe


13. “The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.” -Albert Einstein


14. “The secret to life is to put yourself in the right lighting. For some it’s a Broadway spotlight, for others, a lamplit desk. ” – Susan Cain


15. “Our culture made a virtue of living only as extroverts. We discouraged the inner journey, the quest for a center. So we lost our center and have to find it again.” – Anais Nin


16. “I’m an introvert…… I love being myself, love being outdoors, love being taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers the sky.” – Audrey Hepburn


17. “Take time to be quiet.” – Zig Ziglar


18. “I always try to be myself. Ever since I was an introverted kid, I’d get on stage and be able to break out of my shell.” – Beyonce Knowles


19. ” I don’t want to be alone. I want to be left alone.” – Audrey Hepburn


20. “Quiet people have the loudest minds.” – Stephen Hawking



21. “If you can’t be kind, be quiet.” – Unknown

22. “Kindly remove yourself from my personal space. Thanks.” – Gemma Correll

23. “I came, I saw, I left early.” – Unknown

24. “Think and wonder, wonder and think.” -Dr. Suess

25. “I kinda live where I find myself.” – Bob Dylan

26. “The limited circle is pure.” – Franz Kafka

27. “I think a lot but I don’t say much.” – Anne Frank

28. “Never be afraid to sit for a while and think.” – Lorraine Hansberry

29. “Loneliness is failed solitude.” – Sherry Turkle

30. “Solitude has its own very strange beauty to it.” – Liv Tyler

31. “My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.” – Edith Sitwell


32. “The one who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. Those who walk alone are likely to find themselves in places no one has ever been before.”- Francis Philip Wernig


33. “Introverts need to trust their gut and share their ideas as powerfully as they can.” – Susan Cain


34. “Being weird, independent and loving solitude are not limitations. They are superpowers.” – Maxime Lagace


35. “Your solitude will be a support and a home for you, even in the midst of very unfamiliar circumstances, and from it you will find all your paths.” – Rainer Maria Rilke


36. “Introverts, the world needs you and it needs the things you carry. So I wish you the best of all possible journeys and the courage to speak softly.” – Susan Cain


37. “You might be an introvert if you were ready to go home before you left the house.” – Criss Jami


38. “Introvert conversations are like jazz. Each player gets to solo for a nice stretch before the other player comes in and does his solo.” – Laurie Helgoe


39. “Our culture is biased against quiet and reserved people, but introverts are responsible for some of humanity’s greatest achievements.” -Susan Cain


40. “Since when is solitude one of the Seven Deadly Sins?” – Susan Cain



41. “In terms of like, instant relief, cancelling plans is like heroin.” – John Mulaney


42. “Whew, that was close. I almost had to socialize.” – Unknown


43. “The happiest of life is a busy solitude.” – Voltaire


44. “Please kindly go away, I am introverting” – Unknown



45. “I don’t hate people. I just feel better when they aren’t around.” – Charles Bukowski


46. “Much of the answers already exist internally but the world is seeking them externally.” – Maxim Lagace


47. “As an introvert, you crave intimate moments and deep connections – and those aren’t found in a crowd.” – Jenn Granneman


48. “Confident introverts don’t avoid social situations. They just make wiese choices.” – Unknown


49. “Being silent is fine. Accept that and shine your own way.” – Maxime Lagace


50. “I’m not anti-social. I’m pro-solitude.” – Unknown





These carefully curated best introvert quotes captures the essence of introversion providing comfort, validation and empowerment to all the introverts. These quotes reminds us that introversion is not a flaw to be corrected but a unique quality to be celebrated. 


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